Is there a way to change the 24 hour clock on o3ds to a 12 hour clock?

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  1. Darthlink9
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    is there a way? an installable .cia? I mean, if we can get GBA games running, homebrew games running, install pirated games, make custom themes and all this other hoopla, shouldn't we at least be able to change a 24 hour clock to a 12 hour one? obviously it'd be best done by installing a .cia, but still. does this exist in any way shape or form?
     
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    I responded to a thread a while ago asking for the same thing, and the thread ended up turning into a flame war of people calling us too lazy to read 24-hour time...
     
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    Because of this I had to learn how to read 24 hour clock. lol
     
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    ouch! hopefully that won't happen here! it's not really a matter of laziness or effort, just a matter of personal preference. I can read the 24 hour clock, it just gets annoying from time to time because I'm used to the12 hour clock. honestly, why didn't Nintendo put a 12 hour option in there at least?

    it isn't really all that hard, IMHO. I just have to count on my fingers after 12 pm. again , because I'm so used to the 12 hour clock.
     
  5. sniper_x002

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    If its after midday (12) then just take off two from the number and you get 12 hour time. Eg 1600 - 2 = 4:00 PM
     
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    huh. guess you're right. had to re-read your post, but I get it now.
     
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    In theory, it could be possible, but in practice, I don't see anyone doing it.
     
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    sadly, you're probably right. maybe Nintendo will think abou it more in their next handheld, since doing this in an update just doesn't seem likely.
     
  9. Joom

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    I actually prefer a 24 hour clock. Makes more sense to me. I mean, an analogue clock doesn't typically tell you the difference between AM and PM. Or are you guys entirely too acclimated to digital clocks as well?
     
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    There's really no reason to. 24 hour clock is far more commonly used by the rest of the world, compared to 12 Hour clock.
     
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    Yeah. Its actually not that hard to convert in your head, plus its not like your using your 3ds as a watch.
    The DS lite was the reason I learned how to read the 24 hour clock, and I have never had issues with it since .
     
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    1 + 12 = 13
    2 + 12 = 14
    3 + 12 = 15
    So on and so forth...
     
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    I can read 24-hour clock with the same speed and mental power than 12-hour clock, but I do like the 12-hour clock better aesthetically, I wouldn't mind a feature/mod that changes this.
     
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    An installable .cia? I use Mario Clock for that.
     
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    What Nintendo needs to do is add DST to their clock settings, its annoying to be penalized in games that use time when you need to adjust twice a year.

    Come to think of it, I dont think any game system has ever had auto DST before.
     
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    Second gen Pokemon had it.
     
  17. Duo8

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    For something actually related to the OP.
    Hacking in a 12h clock would be a lot work to get right. And even then it would still be hacky.
    The system, afaik, never supported 12h clock. It supplies time (and maybe a few other info) to the application. However the application interprets it is up to that application. It could display 12h if it was programmed to convert the raw info.
     
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    Sony's systems have it. The 360 definitely has it.